Difference between revisions of "Amazon Unbox"

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: ''To see all ''Battlestar Galactica'' video offerings on Amazon Unbox, see the [[Battlestar Wiki: Amazon Unbox|Amazon Unbox portal]].''
 
: ''To see all ''Battlestar Galactica'' video offerings on Amazon Unbox, see the [[Battlestar Wiki: Amazon Unbox|Amazon Unbox portal]].''
  
'''Amazon Unbox''' is an Internet video on demand service from [http://www.amazon.com Amazon.com], available for [http://www.microsoft.com Microsoft Windows] XP and Vista operating systems. (Linux and other operating systems are not supported.)
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'''Amazon Unbox''' is an Internet video-on-demand service from [http://www.amazon.com Amazon.com], available for [http://www.microsoft.com Microsoft Windows] XP and Vista operating systems. Linux and other operating systems are not supported.
  
 
Content can be viewed via the Amazon Unbox Video Player, Windows Media Player, any [[w:Microsoft PlaysForSure|PlaysForSure]] device or a [[w:TiVo|TiVo]]. Content can also be streamed to an [[w:Xbox 360|Xbox 360]].
 
Content can be viewed via the Amazon Unbox Video Player, Windows Media Player, any [[w:Microsoft PlaysForSure|PlaysForSure]] device or a [[w:TiVo|TiVo]]. Content can also be streamed to an [[w:Xbox 360|Xbox 360]].
  
Rental pricing for feature length films range from $0.99 to $3.99, while television shows can be purchased for $1.99. Additional discounts are given for full season purchases
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Rental pricing for feature length films range from $0.99 to $3.99, while television shows can be purchased for $1.99. Additional discounts are given for full season purchases.
  
 
== ''Battlestar Galactica'' Offerings ==
 
== ''Battlestar Galactica'' Offerings ==
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Presently, Unbox offers both the [[Battlestar Galactica (TOS)|Original Series]] and [[Battlestar Galactica (RDM)|Re-imagined Series]] for purchase. No word has been given on whether or not ''[[Galactica 1980]]'' will be offered as of yet.
 
Presently, Unbox offers both the [[Battlestar Galactica (TOS)|Original Series]] and [[Battlestar Galactica (RDM)|Re-imagined Series]] for purchase. No word has been given on whether or not ''[[Galactica 1980]]'' will be offered as of yet.
  
==Notes==
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== Notes ==
  
 
* In September 2007, Apple and ''NBC Universal'' canceled their deal to host all NBC related content on iTunes -- including ''Battlestar Galactica'' and ''[[:ew:|Eureka]]''. Instead, NBC signed a deal with Amazon to be included in the online retailer's Unbox service.
 
* In September 2007, Apple and ''NBC Universal'' canceled their deal to host all NBC related content on iTunes -- including ''Battlestar Galactica'' and ''[[:ew:|Eureka]]''. Instead, NBC signed a deal with Amazon to be included in the online retailer's Unbox service.
* The Amazon Unbox video downloads are tagged "[[w:defectivebydesign|defectivebydesign]]" because of its [[w:Digital Rights Management|Digital Rights Management]] protection.
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* The Amazon Unbox video downloads are tagged with "[[w:defectivebydesign|defectivebydesign]]" because of its [[w:Digital Rights Management|Digital Rights Management]] protection schemes.
  
==Related Links==
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== Related Links ==
*[http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=176060&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=903243&highlight Amazon Unbox Launch Press Release]
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*[http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=3748 Amazon Unbox: Frequently Asked Questions]
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* [http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=176060&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=903243&highlight Amazon Unbox Launch Press Release]
*[http://www.amazon.com/gp/video/tivo Amazon Unbox On TiVo]
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* [http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=3748 Amazon Unbox: Frequently Asked Questions]
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* [http://www.amazon.com/gp/video/tivo Amazon Unbox On TiVo]
  
 
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[[Category:Merchandise]]
 
[[Category:Merchandise]]

Revision as of 09:05, 19 May 2008

To see all Battlestar Galactica video offerings on Amazon Unbox, see the Amazon Unbox portal.

Amazon Unbox is an Internet video-on-demand service from Amazon.com, available for Microsoft Windows XP and Vista operating systems. Linux and other operating systems are not supported.

Content can be viewed via the Amazon Unbox Video Player, Windows Media Player, any PlaysForSure device or a TiVo. Content can also be streamed to an Xbox 360.

Rental pricing for feature length films range from $0.99 to $3.99, while television shows can be purchased for $1.99. Additional discounts are given for full season purchases.

Battlestar Galactica Offerings

Presently, Unbox offers both the Original Series and Re-imagined Series for purchase. No word has been given on whether or not Galactica 1980 will be offered as of yet.

Notes

  • In September 2007, Apple and NBC Universal canceled their deal to host all NBC related content on iTunes -- including Battlestar Galactica and Eureka. Instead, NBC signed a deal with Amazon to be included in the online retailer's Unbox service.
  • The Amazon Unbox video downloads are tagged with "defectivebydesign" because of its Digital Rights Management protection schemes.

Related Links